Tracking down the animals

14 August, 2007

British-based radio module manufacturer Radiometrix is playing its part in nature conservation, with its transmitters being used in an animal tracking system. BlueSky Telemetry produces GPS collars for application in areas such as satellite wildlife telemetry.

Strategic acquisition

20 July, 2007

EMS Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire DSpace of Adelaide, Australia. The acquisition will enable EMS to build on the strength of its SATCOM business and to exploit rising demand for Inmarsat's BGAN services in new markets.

Wireless technology improving plant performance

04 July, 2007 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

For consumers 'wireless technology' conjures up images of iPods, Blackberrys, cell phones, television remotes and internet Wi-Fi connections

Satellite links provided for nationwide rail communication infrastructure in Australia

14 June, 2007

Telstra Corporation has awarded an eight-year contract to Beam Communications to supply Iridium-based satellite equipment as part of a new interstate communication infrastructure for the Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd (ARTC).

PLBs win approval

08 June, 2007

Australia’s GME has international approval of its MT410 series of personal locator beacons (PLBs).

Industrial telemetry

05 June, 2007 by Gerald Musy, Journalist

Since the beginning of civilisation we have been measuring physical properties and features. Because whatever we were eager to measure was not always located nearby, engineers designed various ways of measuring there while displaying the results here

Black spot services

23 April, 2007

New technology that will eliminate the communication black spots which trouble emergency service officers has been launched by Telstra.

Smaller satellites make space exploration more affordable

05 March, 2007 by Elizabeth Latham, Journalist

At a time when European science budgets are increasingly under pressure, British academia and industry representatives met in London to look at future opportunities for making greater use of low-cost satellites

Handheld navigator

18 October, 2006 | Supplied by:

Magellan has released the eXplorist 210, with 22 MB of internal memory in a rugged handheld GPS.

Tracking modules

01 February, 2006 | Supplied by:

The Track and Trace Module enables the user to remotely track and trace a variety of objects. Its lightweight aluminium design makes it easy to install and together with the extended position logging, it is suitable for use in fleet management, anti-theft and M2M applications. The numerous I/O connections allow monitoring and control of a range of external hardware.

Telemetry unit

28 November, 2005 | Supplied by:

The Salcom model 12-76 has been designed to cater for low level SCADA systems, building monitoring and security, irrigation and pumping control, industrial and agricultural control systems.

Autopilot controllers

05 August, 2005 | Supplied by:

Raymarine has developed two wireless remote controllers - the SmartController, a wireless autopilot remote control and repeater for instrument data and the more compact S100 wireless autopilot controller.

Bluetooth/GPS system

05 August, 2005 | Supplied by:

RF Micro Devices has released the RF8900, claimed to be the industry's first sole-source 'converged' Bluetooth GPS solution.

Point-to-point system

21 June, 2005 | Supplied by:

Operating point-to-point over distances of more than 100 km, Aprisa XE delivers voice and broadband data services in areas where wired infrastructure is not economically viable or because of distance or terrain challenges.

E-series navigation system

21 June, 2005 | Supplied by: Oceantalk Australia Pty Ltd

The E-series navigation system from Raymarine combines chartplotter, fishfinder, radar, instrument data, engine monitoring and onboard video functions into a customisable navigation network.

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